Bill Sponsors: IL SB0072 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that in all actions brought to recover damages for personal injury or wrongful death resulting from or occasioned by the conduct of any other person or entity, whether by negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, intentional conduct, or strict liability of the other person or entity, the plaintiff shall recover prejudgment interest on specified damages and costs set forth in the judgment. Provides that neither the State nor a local public entity shall be liable to pay prejudgment interest. Provides that for any personal injury or wrongful death occurring before the effective date of the amendatory Act, the prejudgment interest shall begin to accrue on the later of the effective date of the amendatory Act or the date the action is filed. Effective July 1, 2021.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-05-28 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0006 [SB0072 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Don Harmon [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-039FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-004FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Adriane Johnson [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-030N/ABallotpediaN/A
Senator Karina Villa [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-025FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Julie Morrison [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-029FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Jay Hoffman [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-113FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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